We are a research campus with a strong tradition in Life Sciences but in recent years opening up to the technology.
University of South Bohemia – Faculty of Science is looking for a researcher to help drive the new concept of the institute.

Research Assistant / Research Scientist (academic) – Department of Computer Science

Department of Computer Science at the University of South Bohemia is in terms of current research activities and further expansions is looking for a experienced (but not too much 🙂 research academic colleague who is into data science. As a multidisciplinary faculty we are looking for a team player to enrich our dynamically growing collective and help drive the development of a new concept of the department . Don’t miss the opportunity to lead your own projects and be one of us.


  • Participation on lectures of specialized courses of the Department especially in the newly accredited international cross-border joint master study program of AI and Data Science
    (see https://maid.education).
  • Preparation of accreditation materials and well as own courses within the concept of the Department.
  • Supervising of thesis (Bachelor and Master level).
  • Participation on final exams a defenses (Bachelor and Master level).
  • Own research activities within the area of Data Science and related fields as well as participation on already going research projects of the Department
  • Authoring and co-authoring of research publications and/or participation on applied research in forms of patents.
  • Promotion of the Institute and the faculty.
  • Helping us to reach the goal – own Ph.D. study program in Computer Science.


  • Doctoral degree in the Technical / Life Science field – computer science, applied mathematics/physics, embedded systems, cybernetics or related.
  • At least 3 years of experience in the field, evidenced by scientific results.
  • Proficiency (B2 level at least) in English, German is a plus
  • Ability to independent and initiative work as well as to be a team player.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Willingness to travel abroad.

Nice to have:

  •  Some programming/development skills (e.g. Python) and experience with implementation of own algorithms is a plus.

What do we offer

  • guarantee of European standards given by European Charter for Researchers https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/euraxess/charter-code-researchers
  • among TOP Young University Rankings by THE as of 2020.
  • emphasis on a professional as well as personal development
  • full time job, fixed term contract (2 years) with possibility to convert into permanent contract, flexible start date
  • financial support for the initial development of research activities
  • flexible working hours, 8 weeks of vacation, performance bonus (based on previous results), homeoffice support.
  • starting accommodation offered by the university.
  • meal allowance, discounted mobile and banking services, MS Office for personal use, language courses

Please submit your structured CV and cover letter via e-mail to jobs@prf.jcu.cz by August 30th 2022. For more information, please visit: www.prf.jcu.cz .